Kamarajar Port draws up expansion plan

Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL), formerly Ennore Port, has chalked out a ` 20 crore expansion plan to focilitate increased export of cars. As a new entrant, KPL is facing competition from the Chennai Port Trusts which exports about 3 lakh cars annually against 2.02 lakh units of KPL. The port was developing a 58,500 sq. metre car parking yard adjacent to the existing one to accommodate 4,000 cars. The work order would be issued next month, and the yard would be ready within 15 months. On completion, 17,000 cars can be parked at any given time.

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